Resource & Employment Generation Council
The Meghalaya Resource and Employment Generation Council was constituted by an executive order and notified vide this Department Notification No.PLA.145/92/74 dated 1st October, 2003.
The terms of reference are as under :-
To identify skill in demand resulting from Growth of Economic activities in the State both in technical and non-technical spheres and to assess investments/ requirements for developing such skills among the people.
To assess prospects for generation of employment in the State in all sectors and identify activities which may have high employment potential.
To review performance in physical and employment generation terms of various measures and schemes taken up by the Government for creation of gainful self-employment and to suggest measures for sustained growth of employment opportunities.
To assess the current level of use of natural resources including Mineral Resources and to suggest in consultation with the research organization measures for adoption of viable technology capable of generating additional employment through spread of necessary skills and improved technology in such areas.
To critically review the constraints on disbursement of Bank Credit for schemes and to suggest steps for larger flow of credit to local youths including an effective system for helping the youths to prepare bankable schemes.
To examine the existing infrastructure for imparting vocational training and training in various trades and to identify skills which need to be added in view of demands of such skills in the employment market and to recommend measures for providing additional facilities for such training by optimizing/ integrating efforts of the Government and other bodies in this regard.
To recommend measures to motivate the youths to take the vocational and technical education instead of going exclusively for white collar job.
To suggest effective measures to reduce the gap between demand for technical man-power and availability of local personnel with the requisite qualifications.
To go into any other issue which is relevant to the above terms of reference.